The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank 611 639 634
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -5
Permanent jobs citing 2G 6 26 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.016% 0.059% 0.070%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.10% 0.37% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5 26 26
Median salary £20,480 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-65.86% -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £40,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-13.58% +44.64%
2G
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
5820 6986 7815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.42% 15.82% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4969 5974 6441
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing 2G as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in London

2G
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the London region.

2G Salary Trend in London

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing 2G also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for 2G.

1 12 (100.00%) 3G
1 12 (100.00%) LTE
2 11 (91.67%) Telecoms
3 10 (83.33%) ADSL
3 10 (83.33%) Broadband
3 10 (83.33%) LAN
3 10 (83.33%) PSTN
3 10 (83.33%) POP3
3 10 (83.33%) SMTP
3 10 (83.33%) DNS
3 10 (83.33%) 4G
3 10 (83.33%) IMAP
4 9 (75.00%) Internet
4 9 (75.00%) Firewall
5 8 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (66.67%) WAN
5 8 (66.67%) LLU
6 7 (58.33%) Mozilla Thunderbird
6 7 (58.33%) Openreach
6 7 (58.33%) Mac OS
6 7 (58.33%) Android
6 7 (58.33%) Windows
6 7 (58.33%) Linux
7 5 (41.67%) CRM
7 5 (41.67%) VoIP
7 5 (41.67%) B2B
7 5 (41.67%) Time Management
7 5 (41.67%) Handset
8 2 (16.67%) DKIM
8 2 (16.67%) DMARC

2G
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) 3G
1 12 (100.00%) LTE
2 10 (83.33%) 4G
2 10 (83.33%) ADSL
2 10 (83.33%) Broadband
2 10 (83.33%) DNS
2 10 (83.33%) IMAP
2 10 (83.33%) LAN
2 10 (83.33%) POP3
2 10 (83.33%) PSTN
2 10 (83.33%) SMTP
3 9 (75.00%) Firewall
3 9 (75.00%) Internet
4 8 (66.67%) LLU
4 8 (66.67%) WAN
4 8 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (41.67%) VoIP
6 2 (16.67%) DHCP
6 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (16.67%) WLAN
General
1 11 (91.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Automotive
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Operations Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Technical Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Technical Operations Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Advisor
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Support Advisor
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) IP Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Handset
2 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (8.33%) IPTV
2 1 (8.33%) Machine to Machine
2 1 (8.33%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Android
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
1 7 (58.33%) Mac OS
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) B2B
1 5 (41.67%) CRM
1 5 (41.67%) Time Management
2 2 (16.67%) Fault Management
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (8.33%) Product Management
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCIE
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Openreach
2 2 (16.67%) BT